Gardens in Palo Alto

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Gamble Garden (Palo Alto)

The Garden is a nonprofit community horticulture foundation. There are docent led tours for groups of 8 or more with advance notice.

Museum of American Heritage (Palo Alto)

The museum is surrounded by historic gardens.

Papua New Guinea Sculpture Garden (Palo Alto)

Created on-site at Stanford by artists from Papua New Guinea, the garden contains wood and stone carvings of people, animals, and magical beings that illustrate clan stories and creation myths. They have free docent-led tours the third Sunday of each month at 2 PM rain or shine.

Stanford University Arizona Cactus Garden (Palo Alto)

The Garden was designed for Jane and Leland Stanford by landscape architect Rudolf Ulrich between 1881 and 1883. Selections from the Cacti family include columnar, barrel and monstrose forms. Selections of succulents include Aloes, Crassulas and rosette forming Agaves.